Driver Booster Driver Booster

A way to uninstall Driver Booster from your system

This page contains thorough information on how to uninstall Driver Booster for Windows. It was coded for Windows by IObit. Further information on IObit can be seen here. The application is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\IObit\Driver Booster directory (same installation drive as Windows). You can remove Driver Booster by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\IObit\Driver Booster\unins001.exe. Keep in mind that you might get a notification for admin rights. SkipUacExec.exe is the Driver Booster's main executable file and it occupies around 197.81 KB (202560 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are part of Driver Booster. They take an average of 21.15 MB (22181440 bytes) on disk.

  • AUpdate.exe (60.31 KB)
  • AutoUpdate.exe (1,020.31 KB)
  • DriverBooster.exe (3.62 MB)
  • Driver_Booster_FreeSoftwareDownloader.exe (2.16 MB)
  • FixPlugin.exe (126.81 KB)
  • MakeSFX.exe (223.81 KB)
  • Promote.exe (1.74 MB)
  • Scheduler.exe (53.81 KB)
  • SetupHlp.exe (997.31 KB)
  • SkipUacExec.exe (197.81 KB)
  • SkipUacTask.exe (188.31 KB)
  • unins000.exe (1.13 MB)
  • unins001.exe (1.14 MB)
  • UpdateDB.exe (782.31 KB)
  • dpinst.exe (1,022.31 KB)
  • dpinst.exe (899.81 KB)
  • DpInstX32.exe (496.31 KB)
  • DpInstX64.exe (750.31 KB)
  • DrvInstall.exe (388.31 KB) to view all...

This page is about Driver Booster version 1.4 only. You can find below info on other releases of Driver Booster: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you uninstall Driver Booster.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Driver Booster:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\IObit\Driver Booster

Usually, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\AUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\AutoUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\Database\Version.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\DpInst\x64\dpinst.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\DpInst\x86\dpinst.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\DriverBooster.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\DrvInstall\DbzInst.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\DrvInstall\DIFxAPI32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\DrvInstall\DIFxAPI64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\DrvInstall\DpInstX32.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\DrvInstall\DpInstX64.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\DrvInstall\DrvInstall.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\FixPlugin.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\Freeware\Check.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\Freeware\Driver_Booster_FreeSoftwareDownloader.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\IObitDownloader.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\LocalData\Config.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\LocalData\Ignore.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\MakeSFX.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\Promote.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\Register.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\Scheduler.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\SetupHlp.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\SkipUacExec.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\SkipUacTask.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\SQLite3.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\SysRest.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\TaskMgr.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\unins000.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\Update\Update.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\UpdateDB.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\WebRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\Zip.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\IObit\Driver Booster\Config.ini

Generally the following registry keys will not be removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\IObit\Driver Booster
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\SkipUacExec.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\SkipUacExec.exe.FriendlyAppName

A way to erase Driver Booster from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Driver Booster is an application offered by IObit. Some computer users decide to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be difficult because performing this manually requires some knowledge related to PCs. The best EASY solution to uninstall Driver Booster is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Driver Booster or simply click the Search field and type in "Driver Booster". The Driver Booster app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Driver Booster in the list of applications, some data regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Driver Booster, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Driver Booster.
Uninstall Driver Booster

8. After removing Driver Booster, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Driver Booster that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Driver Booster using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Driver Booster by IObit from your PC, nor are we saying that Driver Booster by IObit is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Driver Booster in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-21 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 13:27:52.837